Dress, Scooped Neckline Blouse, and Skirt with Ruffles in Size 18 Vintage 60s Simplicity Sewing Pattern 5545 Square Dancing Look

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The 3 pattern pieces for the adorable blouse in Views 1 and 2 are uncut and in fantastic shape! However, the bodice back piece (K) is missing for View 3, although the bodice front piece is in the envelope. The dress features an Italian collar short sleeves and a skirt in three gathered sections. The dress fastens with a side zipper closing. The blouse has a scooped, gathered neckline with a drawstring. Short sleeves are raglan, elastic casing forms self ruffle; elastic casing at the waistline also. The skirt, in three gathered sections, has a waistband, side zipper closing and rick-rack trim.

Size 18
Bust 38"
Waist 30"
Hip 40"
Back length - neck base to waist 16-3/4"

The pattern envelope is missing pattern piece K. The remaining 10 pattern pieces and the instructions are in the envelope. Four pieces are uncut, 6 pieces are cut. Sleeve piece M has a tiny tear on one edge; piece H also has a lengthy tear about 3-4 inches along one edge. The remaining pattern pieces are in good shape.

The pattern envelope itself is in good condition aside from tiny tears around the flap edge, discoloration due to age, and tears around the bottom edge.

Special care will be taken to keep vintage patterns protected during the shipping process. The pattern is being kept in an archival sleeve and will be shipped in it. Cardboard is used to stabilize the pattern during shipping, as well as a padded envelope.

The pattern is being kept in a non smoking environment.

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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
Arrives from the United States
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I ship within 1 to 2 business days after receiving payment, and ship both in the U.S. and internationally. Great care is taken to protect the vintage patterns for shipping. I place the pattern in an archival sleeve and ship pattern(s) in a bubble mailer or box depending on the size of order. I also use cardboard to stabilize the pattern during shipping. Domestic shipping prices include tracking; an email with the tracking number will be sent to you once I ship the item(s). If you want insurance added, please convo me.


I will accept payment in the form of PayPal, Direct Checkout, or Etsy Gift Cards. Orders paid for by PayPal e-check will be held until the check "clears", typically about 2-5 business days.

Returns & exchanges

Vintage patterns will show the typical signs of wear due to the age of the pattern. I also am quite detailed and up front in my descriptions of the condition of pattern envelope contents, so that you will not be surprised or disappointed in the quality of item you purchase. However, if you are not happy with your purchase or there was some error made on my part, (it happens sometimes:)) please convo me, so we can reach a workable solution in the hopes that you will be a satisfied customer.

Additional policies

I am happy to place items on Reserve for a short period of time. If the item hasn't been purchased within 3 business days, I will add it back to inventory. If you need additional time, please convo me.